A clear link has been established between poor sleep and the incidence of rheumatic, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune conditions.
Estrogen hormone therapy begun near the onset of menopause can decrease all-cause mortality and possibly prevent age-related cognitive decline in women.
Chen discusses the prevalence of screen time use in teens and how it can be an imposition on sleep schedules and mental health.
An eye-tracking test has identified a potential performance-based biomarker for the early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
This article explores factors contributing to the fact that 20% of physicians are considering leaving their current practice within 2 years, as well as factors that have influenced that decision, what occupations they could pursue next, and what can be done to retain the physician workforce.
Berkowitz discusses the hardships with attaining help for children struggling with mental health issues and how to proceed despite the shortage of care.
Vaping, which delivers more nicotine than smoking, has exponentially increased in teens and adults. Harmful effects are evident, but long-term research is lacking.
Sandeep Prakash Khot, MD, MPH, discusses how sleep disorders can add to the burden of stroke and recurrent stroke, and how to improve prevention and treatment strategies for both conditions.
For older adults with physical health problems, temperatures as low as 80 degrees F (26.7 C) – to say nothing of 110 degrees – can pose a grave danger. In this feature, Carr, Falchetta, and Wing discuss why older adults may face a higher heat risk.
Although convenient access to health information online has the potential to improve outcomes as the result of patients being more informed, ensuring the accuracy of that information is challenging.